Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 near noon then backing to southerly 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 after midnight then becoming southeast 25 to 35 early Wednesday morning.

Rain beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly 5 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 20 knots increasing to easterly 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 27 January 2015 Winds will become strong to gale force southeasterly over Bowie
This evening as a frontal system approaches from the west. The system
will slowly Progress towards the northern waters and eventually
spread southerly gales to the region Wednesday.

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